Importance of Soil

Soil and its importance to our environment

  1. It serves as source of all minerals used by man.
  2. It provides plants the needed nutrient for their growth.
  3. It serves as the only medium through which farming practices are carried out.
  4. It provides mechanical support for living things.
  5. It also provides support to already built houses, roads, airways etc.
  6. It provides building materials like sand, gravel etc.

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